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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Who is financing the Parcel Tax Campaign?

The filings from the county show the parcel tax campaign has raised $67,956. Contributors include: Caltronics Business...

Original post made by Jill on May. 1, 2011
Last comment by Tennessee Jed, on May 4, 2011 at 4:19 am | 18 comments | 3109 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stoneridge Drive to Livermore

How is the Stoneridge Drive extension to Livermore working out? When it opened there was lots of whining and gnashing of...

Original post made by Edward on Nov. 30, 2013
Last comment by tax dollars, on Jan 15, 2014 at 9:50 am | 14 comments | 3109 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wounded veterans to be honored here Friday

Five seriously injured veterans will be awarded grants Friday night from proceeds raised at a benefit concert last October...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2014
Last comment by Mike, on Mar 21, 2014 at 5:09 pm | 6 comments | 3109 Views

SPORTS

Great Bull Run, Tomato Royale at Fairgrounds tomorrow

The Great Bull Run and Tomato Royale are coming to the Alameda County Fairgrounds tomorrow and the events are not for the...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2014
Last comment by dorenatlt, on Jul 30, 2014 at 8:15 am | 12 comments | 3108 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Survey finds stores offer plethora of unhealthy products for kids

Public health agencies throughout the Bay Area and the state unveiled a new campaign Wednesday based on the idea that people...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 7, 2014 at 3:03 pm | 18 comments | 3106 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Dine today at TGI Fridays to help VHS

Valley Humane Society will host a fundraiser at TGI Fridays today from 11 a.m.-midnight, Tuesday, Aug. 9, at 3999 Santa Rita...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2011
Last comment by Melissa, on Aug 9, 2011 at 8:18 am | 1 comment | 3106 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Los Altos runner finishes first in Rotary's Halloween Spirit Run

Los Altos runner Andrew Demas, 27, won the Rotary Club of Pleasanton's first annual Halloween Spirit Run Sunday, completing...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2011
Last comment by Joe Tallarico, on Nov 1, 2011 at 12:18 pm | 2 comments | 3106 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Now there are 3 in this year's school board election

Jeff Bowser, who ran unsuccessfully for the Pleasanton school board two years ago, announced Sunday that he will try again...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2010
Last comment by Campaign Funds, on Aug 18, 2010 at 8:20 am | 61 comments | 3104 Views

RESTAURANTS

New Restaurant is . . . . . . . . . . . Italian -- Again!

The PDA announced that ANOTHER Italian restaurant is going in next to Fleet Feet. Really?? There are no other restaurants...

Original post made by Downtown Diner on Dec. 13, 2012
Last comment by Giuseppe, on Aug 23, 2013 at 10:44 am | 11 comments | 3104 Views

SPORTS

Amador Basketball

This will be the year that amador will win EBAL basketball! They have strong core of players coming back! Foothill will...

Original post made by Sports fan on Sep. 1, 2012
Last comment by Dunk, on Feb 15, 2013 at 9:14 am | 11 comments | 3103 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Chlorine spill causes traffic snarl

If you were traveling to work on either interstates 580 or 680 Wednesday morning, you were probably dealing with the fallout...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2007
Last comment by Jose, on Oct 5, 2007 at 2:18 am | 3 comments | 3103 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Fireworks dazzle hundreds as Alameda County Fair opens

A gala Main Street parade will start at 11 a.m. today to officially open the 2008 Alameda County Fair, where earlybirds at...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2008
Last comment by Joey Gardner, on Jun 30, 2008 at 10:35 pm | 4 comments | 3103 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Lots of police surrount an abandonned taxi on 4/6

Several police cars surrounded what looked like an abandonned taxi on Birch Creek Drive after 10:00 on 4/6. It was parked...

Original post made by Birch Creek Resident on Apr. 8, 2010
Last comment by Dave in Alaska, on Apr 17, 2010 at 7:53 am | 15 comments | 3103 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Goodguys 30th-year show heading to Fairgrounds next weekend

Do you remember what your family car was in 1983, if you were even born by then? Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=8797...

Original post made on Feb. 29, 2012
Last comment by P*town Truth Tellers, on Mar 2, 2012 at 3:48 pm | 4 comments | 3101 Views

AROUND TOWN

Weather permitting, Pleasanton's Hometown Holiday parade still on for tonight

Periodic sunshine and then showers are making for a day of uncertainty on whether Pleasanton's's popular Hometown Holiday...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2012
Last comment by Stacee, on Dec 1, 2012 at 9:40 pm | 3 comments | 3100 Views

AROUND TOWN

Homeowners win and lose at City Hall

It's been said that in Pleasanton, homeowners who object to changes in their neighborhoods win when they take their complaints...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2014
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Nov 30, 2014 at 7:34 am | 23 comments | 3100 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

City Council to review decision to allow late-night music at Barone's Restaurant

The Pleasanton Planning Commission's approval of late-night live music and other entertainment at an outdoor patio at Barone's...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2009
Last comment by Different Perspective?, on Sep 8, 2009 at 8:48 am | 50 comments | 3100 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police log: New Hampshire man charged in Stoneridge shoplifting

A 33-year-old man from Londonderry, N.H., was arrested Tuesday on theft and drug charges in a shoplifting at Macys Men's...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2011
Last comment by Sherry, on Aug 22, 2011 at 11:55 pm | 11 comments | 3099 Views

AROUND TOWN

Downtown Pleasanton to have a hardware store again.

Fred Nichandros, who owns Workbench Hardware in Valley Plaza at Santa Rita Road and Valley Avenue, signed a long-term lease...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2013
Last comment by Joe Crosslin, on Apr 8, 2013 at 10:37 am | 8 comments | 3098 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Spectators cheer vets, supporters in Pleasanton Veterans Day parade

A crowd estimated at well over 1,000 cheered marchers and trucksload of veterans and others Sunday at the 11th annual Tri-Valley...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2007
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Nov 6, 2007 at 9:38 am | 4 comments | 3098 Views
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